Indonesia Literacy Rate 1980-2022

Adult literacy rate is the percentage of people ages 15 and above who can both read and write with understanding a short simple statement about their everyday life.
  • Indonesia literacy rate for 2020 was 96.00%, a 0.34% increase from 2018.
  • Indonesia literacy rate for 2018 was 95.66%, a 0.28% increase from 2016.
  • Indonesia literacy rate for 2016 was 95.38%, a 0.16% increase from 2015.
  • Indonesia literacy rate for 2015 was 95.22%, a 0.1% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Literacy Rate
Mongolia 99.18%
West Bank and Gaza 97.51%
Indonesia 96.00%
Bolivia 93.85%
Sri Lanka 92.38%
El Salvador 89.98%
Bangladesh 74.91%
Indonesia Literacy Rate - Historical Data
Year Literacy Rate Annual Change
2020 96.00% 0.34%
2018 95.66% 0.28%
2016 95.38% 0.16%
2015 95.22% 0.10%
2014 95.12% 2.30%
2011 92.81% 0.23%
2009 92.58% 0.39%
2008 92.19% 0.21%
2006 91.98% 1.60%
2004 90.38% 8.86%
1990 81.52% 14.21%
1980 67.31% 14.21%